Media Advisory - Visa to Host Free Fraud Prevention Seminar for Seniors at
Calgary Community Centre

CALGARY, Feb. 24 /CNW/ - As a part of its Fraud Prevention Month activities, Visa will be hosting a free fraud prevention seminar on Thursday, March 4, 2010 at the Confederation Park Seniors Centre in Calgary. Seniors can easily become the target of fraudsters, and new survey results from Visa show that many are engaging in unsafe behaviours that put their personal financial information at risk to criminal and data thieves. This information session will focus on educating seniors about safe financial practices, as well as equip participants with the tools and know-how to protect themselves and their identities.

    
    Who:
      -  Michael D'Sa, Manager of Data Security and Investigations, Visa
         Canada
      -  Confederation Park Seniors Centre staff and local seniors

    What:
      -  Speak to security expert Michael D'Sa about why fraudsters are
         targeting seniors and which are the most common scams
      -  Speak with Confederation Park Seniors Centre staff and local seniors
         to hear about their experiences
      -  Hear new survey results that examine seniors' likelihood of being
         victimized by fraud and how they are putting themselves at risk
      -  See great visuals and Q & A session where seniors can ask a security
         expert questions on how to protect themselves

    When:
      -  March 4, 2010
      -  10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Where:
      -  Confederation Park Seniors Centre
      -  2213-13 Street NW, Calgary
    

SOURCE VISA Canada Corporation

For further information: For further information: To reserve your space at the event or for further information, please contact: Dan Madge, Fleishman-Hillard, (416) 645-8188, dan.madge@fleishman.ca; Jacque Benson, Fleishman-Hillard, (403) 266-4710 ext: 227, jacque.benson@fleishman.ca

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